Macrame tea-cosy with Australian flora design

Made in Australia, Oceania, c 1930.

Tea-cosy, macrame / velvet / twine, maker unknown, Australia, c 1930

Natural coloured twine macrame tea cosy edged along sides with rope-work with 3 loops at the top to form a handle. The body is composed of diamond-patterned macrame to which has appliqued tiger lily and fern fronds in macrame. Interior lined with green quilting over a cotton padding.

Summary

Object No.

H4607-1

Physical Description

Tea-cosy, macrame / velvet / twine, maker unknown, Australia, c 1930

Natural coloured twine macrame tea cosy edged along sides with rope-work with 3 loops at the top to form a handle. The body is composed of diamond-patterned macrame to which has appliqued tiger lily and fern fronds in macrame. Interior lined with green quilting over a cotton padding.

Dimensions

Height

250 mm

Width

360 mm

Production

Notes

The maker of this tea-cosy is unkown, but it was made in Australia c 1930.

Made

c 1930

Cite this Object

Harvard

Macrame tea-cosy with Australian flora design 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 January 2018, <https://ma.as/240229>

Wikipedia

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